Dibrugarh, Feb. 20: Dibrugarh XI defeated Dibrugarh Cricket Coaching Centre (DCCC) by five wickets in the inaugural match of the sixth Rafiur Rahman all-Assam Invitation Prize-money Cricket tournament which began at the Chowkidingee playground today.
The meet is being jointly organised by DCCC and Dibrugarh District Sports Association.
Batting first, DCCC scored 134 in 33.2 overs in the 40 overs-a-side match. Umesh Rout and Munu Bora made 21 runs each. Four DCCC batsmen were run out.
For Dibrugarh XI, medium pacer Abhijit Dutta picked up three wickets for 16 runs in his seven-over spell.
Dibrugarh XI openers Amar Ghosh and Niraj Singhania laid a solid foundation with an 82-run stand, helping the team win comfortably.
Singhania, who was declared the Man of the Match, scored 46 in 72 deliveries, while his partner Ghosh played an aggressive knock, hitting 10 boundaries in his 45-run innings off 51 deliveries.
Sanjib Kumar Barauh made a whirlwind 14 off 16 balls. For DCCC, Kamal Sewa picked up two, while Prasanta Sonowal took one.